Joseph Warren

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Birthday
11, 1741
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Jun 17, 1775 (34)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1741
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Jun 17, 1775 (34)

About

American patriot who sent Paul Revere on his famous midnight ride and died a hero's death on the battlefield.

Before Fame

He received news in 1775 that the British were set to march on Lexington and Concord, and he sent Paul Revere to alert fellow patriots.

Trivia

He was commissioned as a Major General in the Battle of Bunker Hill, but insisted on fighting as an ordinary private.

Family Life

He was born into a respected farming family in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Associated With

His children's education was provided for after his death by Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and other leaders of the American Revolution.